The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China's top securities regulator vows legal action against rogue officials who abuse power to trade stocks
South China Morning Post, August 30, 2015

China investigates former chairman of Wuhan Iron and Steel
Reuters, August 30, 2015

Behind deadly Tianjin blast, shortcuts and lax rules
The New York Times, August 30, 2015

Market turmoil? To Xi, another battle still comes first
The Wall Street Journal, August 28, 2015